26/04/17

Minister of State Kyne sanctions 62,065 for Tuar Mhic Éadaigh GAA

Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Seán Kyne T.D., today announced that he has sanctioned a grant of up to €62,065 for CLG Thuar Mhic Éadaigh, Co. Mayo, to enable them to upgrade a carpark and to purchase pitch equipment.

Announcing the grant, Minister of State Kyne said that he was very pleased to assist this active club as they prepare for Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta 2017.

“These facilities will help to encourage young people to take part in sports events while using Irish to communicate” said the Minister of State.

This funding is being provided under the 20-Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010-2030.

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Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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